Law-Medicine Center

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It’s no surprise we are perennially ranked among the top ten programs in the nation. Founded in 1953, The Law-Medicine Center is the oldest law school-based center for the study of legal
medicine and health law in the United States. The field of health law effectively began with the creation of the center in 1953.
It’s no surprise we are perennially ranked among the top ten programs in the nation. Founded in 1953, The Law-Medicine Center is the oldest law school-based center for the study of legal medicine and health law in the United States. The field of health law effectively began with the creation of the center in 1953.

CENTER NEWS

Seeking Justice

Seeking Justice

Sep 21, 2018
After a rural Kentucky lawyer waged a massive disabilities scam, law school professor Laura McNally-Levine and her students stepped up to help his former clients. 
Professor Hoffman to publish article about physician burnout

Professor Hoffman to publish article about physician burnout

Sep 17, 2018
Professor Sharona Hoffman’s article, “Healing the Healers:  Legal Remedies for Physician Burnout,” will be published in the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics.
Iowa Supreme Court adopts standard urged by law professor’s amicus brief

Iowa Supreme Court adopts standard urged by law professor’s amicus brief

Jul 18, 2018
Jessie Hill, reproductive rights and constitutional law expert, argued that the state’s 72-hour waiting period for an abortion is unconstitutional. The court issued its opinion on June 29.
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